ManTech’s George Pedersen Gets CIA Officers Memorial Foundation Award; Kevin Phillips Comments

George Pedersen, co-founder, chairman and CEO of ManTech International, has received the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation’s Patriots award in recognition of his commitment to support the CIA’s mission and the country it serves.

ManTech said Thursday that John McLaughlin and Jerry Komisar, respectively chairman and president of the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation, presented the award to Pedersen during a company board meeting held Tuesday in Herndon, Virginia.

“ManTech has been a longstanding supporter of the Foundation, given its important role for the families of fallen CIA officers, and we are honored to have our CEO and Chairman receive such a significant award,” said Kevin Phillips, ManTech president and chief operating officer.

The CIA Officers Memorial Foundation was established to provide support to survivors and family members of CIA agents who have died while on active duty.

You may also be interested in...

Blue Origin

Blue Origin Launches 14th New Shepard Mission With Updated Crew Capsule

Blue Origin, a space company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, used a capsule with updated crew systems during the company's 14th mission with the New Shepard rocket. The updated capsule featured new push-to-talk communications systems, noise reduction tools, cushioned wall linings, environmental systems and a crew alert system, Blue Origin said Thursday.


Teledyne Subsidiary to Produce Additional Navy LCS Missile Defense Modules

A Teledyne Technologies subsidiary has secured an $18M contract from Northrop Grumman to manufacture four more missile defense systems for the U.S. Navy's littoral combat ship mission package.


Lockheed’s Orion Spacecraft Concludes Assembly, Testing for NASA’s Artemis Mission to Lunar Orbit

Lockheed Martin has sent the Orion capsule to NASA’s exploration ground systems team for final preparations ahead of the unmanned Artemis I mission to lunar orbit that will launch later this year. The spacecraft concluded assembly operations and testing at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.